Sky and Plusnet have been nominated in key categories for the upcoming 2014 Internet Service Providers' Association (ISPA) Awards.
A total of 40 different organisations have been shortlisted across 14 categories, representing all segments of the UK internet sector.
Sky and Plusnet go head to head in the Best Consumer Fixed Broadband category, in which FidoNet, Hyperoptic and Keycom are also nominated.
Plusnet is also up for Best Superfast Broadband Provider alongside four smaller operators: Gigaclear, Gradwell, Hyperoptic and KC.
The two national broadband providers have also received nominations for the Customer Choice award, along with Tesco, Catalyst2, Hyperoptic and MacAce.
Meanwhile TalkTalk has been shortlisted in a couple of categories, and will contend the Internet Safety & Security award - alongside Sky - and the Best Use of Digital award.
Nick Lansman, ISPA Secretary General, offered congratulations to all those companies shortlisted for the 2014 ISPAs.
He said the nominations show the "real strength and diversity" of the UK internet sector, which underpins the whole economy.
The awards ceremony takes place on Thursday July 10th at the Park Lane Hotel in London.